Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs

Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs

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By (author) Kelly Klober

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  • Publisher: Storey Publishing LLC
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 229mm x 25mm | 612g
  • Publication date: 27 January 2010
  • Publication City/Country: North Adams
  • ISBN 10: 1603424733
  • ISBN 13: 9781603424738
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: photographs & illustrations throughout
  • Sales rank: 105,950

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"Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs" is the trusted resource for new and experienced pig farmers, providing authoritative advice on breed selection, housing, humane handling and butchering, and disease prevention and treatment. The 3rd edition, now with 64,000 copies in print contains new and expanded features: Coverage of greener farming methods Expanded breed guide, including information on rare and heritage breeds Helpful record-keeping appendix Storey's Guide to Raising Series is the essential animal husbandry information from the trusted source. With a combined total of 1.7 million copies in print. Praise for the book: "Thank God I read this book before I started with pigs. I would have made so many mistakes." - Brian, North Bangor, NY"

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A Comprehensive Guide to Successful Small-Scale Pig Raising A Guide to Raising Pigs offers small-scale farmers and 4-H or FFA youngsters clear, illustrated information about every aspect of pig raising including: -- Choosing the right breeds -- Feeding and housing -- Health maintenance and disease prevention -- Breeding -- Butchering and pork processing -- Fitting and showing -- Pig raising as a business